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    King Sunny Ade

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts and Bowery Presents at The Sinclair, Cambridge

    July 1, 2015

    King Sunny Adé, the undisputed king of Nigeria’s juju music, brings his famed live band, the African Beats, to the Sinclair for a rare Boston performance. With tight vocal harmonies, intricate guitar work, pounding talking drums, pulsating congas, keyboards, backup singers, and dancers, the group delivers an action-packed live performance. 

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    Orfeas

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    July 15, 2015

    Opa! North America’s premiere Greek American band returns to the Courtyard for a summer evening of music made for dancing.

     


    Second Hand Rose / Cordelia & the Buffalo

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939, Boston

    July 15, 2015

    In May 2013 Second Hand Rose signed with the Chinese indie company Modern Sky, vowing to take its ridiculous rollercoaster of emotions to its logical extreme. The band unleashed the...more

    2015 Summer Music Series: Borges and Ward

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    July 16, 2015

    Thursday, July 16 @ Noon

    Borges and Ward pull from two distinctly Brazilian forms of music, Samba and Bossa Nova. Bossa Nova was born from Samba in the 1950s bringing the jazz element into...more

    Cafe Accordion Orchestra

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    July 17, 2015

    Dan Newton's Café Accordion Orchestra (CAO) plays an eclectic mix full of French flair, Latin heat, and Bohemien attitude. It's the sound Parisian hipsters in the 1920s would have been down with,...more

    Alistair McCulloch with Eamon Sefton

    Presented by notloB Music

    July 21, 2015

    Alistair McCulloch is one of the most sought after fiddlers in Scotland today, both as performer and teacher. His versatility and breadth of repertoire have kept him at the...more

    The Greenway Sessions: 3 Sudacas

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    July 22, 2015

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    Fiesta Sinfónica

    Presented by Boston Landmarks Orchestra at DCR Hatch Shell on Boston Esplanade, Boston

    July 22, 2015

    Salsa meets symphony when Alex Alvear’s “pocket-sized salsa orchestra” heats up the Esplanade again this summer. From mambo to merengue, the spirit of dance permeates an evening of Latin...more

    3 Sudacas

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    July 24, 2015

    3 Sudacas are a trio formed by Esther Rojas from Colombia (bass), Marianella Rojas from Venezuela (voice/percussion), and Eduardo Mercuri from Brazil (guitar). They fuse traditional...more

    South Shore Conservatory Presents 10th Annual Duxbury Music Festival

    Presented by South Shore Conservatory at Ellison Center for the Arts, Duxbury

    July 17 - July 31, 2015

    South Shore Conservatory’s Duxbury Music Festival (DMF) presents its tenth anniversary season, with exciting DMF faculty and student performances, and family-friendly...more

    Wavelengths: Pico Picante / Otto Von Schirach

    Presented by Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston at Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Boston

    July 31, 2015

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    Dave Rowe

    Presented by notloB Music

    July 31, 2015

    Maine native, Dave Rowe, grew up with folk music flowing through his veins. The son of a member of folk trio Schooner Fare, there was always a sort of expectation that Dave would “join the...more

    Cultural Survival Bazaar: Harvard University the Plaza

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    August 1 - August 2, 2015

    A Festival of Indigenous Art, Music, & Cultures from Around the World.

    We feature Indigenous artists, performers, and handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artists,...more

    The Greenway Sessions: Nicolas Castaneda

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 5, 2015

    The Nicolás Castañeda Group is a musical project based on contemporary Colombian music. With traditional Colombian music as the structural foundation and with the influence...more

    The Greenway Sessions: Andrea Charls

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 12, 2015

    Andrea Charls was born in Limassol, Cyprus. In 2012 she was nominated by the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for her single “What Ya Wanna Do.” She graduated from Berklee...more

    Skinny Pigeons

    Presented by Berklee College of Music at The Lawn on D, Boston

    August 14, 2015

    Two birdbrained young rapscallions from across the United States congregate in Boston to form a fusion of noisy punk rock, gypsy jazz, and funk stylings that could only be summed up by one...more

    Aurelio

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    August 19, 2015

    In a richly resonant voice and soulful songs, Aurelio celebrates Garifuna traditions with subtle innovation.


    The Greenway Sessions: Marina Maiztegui

    Presented by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and Berklee College of Music at Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston

    August 19, 2015

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    Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    August 21, 2015

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    De Temps Antan

    Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) at Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston

    August 26, 2015

    Rejoice in vibrant Francophone culture with the toe-tapping trio of Québécois folk music masters. Ilana Katz Katz opens the evening with her...more

    Gifrants performs at artKitchen Café

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    September 3, 2015

    Gifrants’ credentials as a songwriter, composer, vocalist, guitarist and arranger reflect his versatility as well the diversity of his work which encompasses roots, traditional, pop,...more

    Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    September 17, 2015

    Raised in The Democratic Republic of the Congo (known as Zaire at the time) with Angolan family roots, Ricardo Lemvo creates an exhilarating mix of African soukous, Cuban salsa and Angolan...more

    Lula Pena

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    September 19, 2015

    Born in Lisbon and now living in Barcelona, Lula Pena blends traditional fado with layers of Portuguese folk, French chanson, Cape Verdean morna, and Brazilian bossa nova. With a commanding yet...more

    Fanfarai

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Johnny D's Uptown Restaurant & Music Club, Somerville

    September 22, 2015

    The rousing 11-member Algerian/French brass band Fanfaraï puts on a high energy show, with a battery of horns, traditional percussion, North African raï, Balkan beats, Afro-Cuban swing, and...more

    Berklee Summer in the City

    Presented by Berklee College of Music

    May 20 - September 26, 2015

    The Berklee Summer in the City Concert Series, sponsored by Natixis Global Asset Management, presents more than 200 free performances throughout the Greater Boston area from May through...more

    King Richard's Faire

    Presented by King Richard's Faire

    September 5 - October 25, 2015

    KING RICHARD'S FAIRE INVITES YOU TO ESCAPE REALITY, COME TO THE FAIRE

    King Richard's Faire, New England's largest and longest-running Renaissance Faire, announces its 2015 season, to run...more

    Zoltán Mága: From Budapest with Love

    Presented by Attila Glatz Concert Productions USA Inc. at Citi Shubert Theatre, Boston

    October 26, 2015

    Zoltán Mága, Hungary’s foremost violin virtuoso and PBS television star, will bring his fiery Gypsy music to the Shubert Theatrer, Monday, October 26 at 7:30 pm, for one night...more

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